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Member Introduction


– Management Team –

  • Managing Director
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Yosuke Kaneko

    • Chief Research and Development Engineer, Disaster Response Aviation Technology Team, Aeronautics Engineering Division, JAXA
    • Chief Strategy Officer, Terra Drone
    • Accenture Strategy Manager
    • Unmanned Aircraft Operation Management System Committee Member
    • Global UTM Association Member
    • Graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Economics
  • Director
    Chief Operating Officer
    Takayoshi Koyama

    • Managing Director, ASTROSCALE JAPAN Inc.
    • Yamato Group Global Strategy Headquarters Function (General Manager, International Strategy Headquarters, Yamato Global Logistics Japan Co., etc. )
    • Honda Motor Co.
      Held multiple positions as Head of Overseas Divisions in the Global HQ (General Manager, Africa & Middle East Division , Africa & Middle East Regional Operations / General Manager, Asia & Oceania Overseas Operation Office, Asia & Oceania Regional Operations, etc.)Held multiple positions as Head of Overseas Subsidiaries ( France,Italy, etc.)
    • Graduated from Sophia University, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English Studies
  • DirectorSoki Ohmae

    • Co-founder / Managing Partner of DRONE FUND
    • Professor of Digital Marketing, Business Breakthrough University
    • Founder and CEO of CREATIVE HOPE, Inc.
    • Dronegrapher®
  • Vice Chief Executive OfficerMasaki Umeda

    • Research Assistant, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
    • Business Incubator, WASSHA Inc.
    • Project Assistant, U.S.-Japan Council
    • B.S. in Social Infrastructure, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
    • Research on socio-economic evaluation of drone blood delivery business in African countries

– R&D Advisor Team –

  • Chief Research and
    Development Officer
    Katsuya Hasegawa

    • Researcher, JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
    • Ph.D. of Medicine / Ph.D. of Engineering / Bachelor of Agriculture
    • Development of drones for Antarctica, Vanuatu volcanoes, and other special environments
    • Research on inter-island medical supplies transportation using drones (Amami Oshima Medical Association), etc.
    • Member of Amami Islands Medical Future Council
    • Director, Society for Human Resource Development
    • Director of Finance, Institute of Image Electronics and Imaging Engineers of Japan
  • Pro Bono R&D Advisor
    (Consultant Team)
    Toshiyuki Takeda

    • Partner (Representative Partner), Misono Sogo Law Office
    • Involved in the preparation of the “Guidelines for the Risk Assessment of Unmanned Aircraft Operations for the Examination of Safety Assurance Measures” as a member of the Fukushima Robot Test Field Risk Assessment Guideline Preparation Working Group.
    • Has been involved in the study of risk management for drone operations and related legal arrangements, such as giving a lecture on legal arrangements for drone flights over private property to the Municipal Network for Drones and Flying Cars (UIC2-Japan).
    • Recent publications include “Introduction to Drone Utilization: A Handbook for Social Implementation in the Level 4 Era” (co-authored, University of Tokyo Press).

– Business Team –

  • Head of Africa BusinessMary Yeboah Asantewaa

  • Marketing &
    Communication Specialist
    Shin Tsunoda

  • European business ConsultantRalph Ankri

  • Pro Bono BD Global StrategyMasahiro Yamaguchi

  • Pro Bono Project Consultant
    (APAC Business)
    Kanae Kawashima

  • Pro Bono Project Consultant
    (DX Design)
    Takefumi Takagi

– R&D Team –

  • Technical Lead Hiroki Kato

  • Technical Specialist(Hardware)Juhoe Kim

  • Air Control SpecialistYoshiichi Soshino

  • Technical SpecialistYu Takagi

  • Technical SpecialistKotaro Hirayama

  • Technical SpecialistAyane Fukushima

  • Technical Specialist (Software / AI)Mako Yokozawa

  • Technical Specialist (Software / AI)Kazuki Hoshi

  • Pro Bono Technical Specialist
    (Consultant Team)
    Sumie Soneoka

  • Pro Bono Technical SpecialistMasamitsu Kawamoto

  • Pro Bono Technical SpecialistShunsuke Nakatani

  • Pro Bono Project Consultant
    (Biological R&D)
    Daniel Addo-Gyan

– Backoffice Team –

  • Technical Team Support / General AffairsMayu Kakushin

  • Human Resources / Accounting SpecialistShotaro Fujimoto

– Local Support Team –

  • Sierra Leone / System and database Administrator, Njala UniversityLamin Josephus Kargbo

  • Sierra Leone / Network Planning Manager, Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority Abdul Conteh

  • Bhutan /Marketing / Partner, Drukhost, Green e-SolutionsSangay Tshering